Posts from ‘February, 2019’

Flood advisory issued

Typically a flood advisory in our area has to do with the Fox River, but the National Weather Service has issued a different kind of flood advisory Saturday for our area. This advisory is for 20 counties in Wisconsin including Kenosha County. The NWS flood advisory cites the main concern for this event to be: […]

Brighton School honor roll second quarter 2018-19

Note: This post sponsored by Froedtert South. — DH The following students were named to the Brighton School honor roll for the second quarter of the 2018-19 school year: *Denotes Principal’s Honor Roll Eighth Grade — *Mikayla Amick, *Brayden Coots, * Aleah Daniels, *Austin Dawson, *Cate Debell, *Vivian Dufek, *Gabriell Eppers, *Clare Fallon, *Katelyn Griffey, *Noelle Junig, *Delaney Koltanowski, *Julia Krekling, *Rabeka Liberto, *Jesse Nau, *Nathan Nelson, Tristan Peyron, *Olivia Rasch, *Aidan Runyan, *Jentry […]

Fox River forecast to flood early next week

The National Weather Service has issued a forecast for the Fox River that has the river exceeding flood stage by Monday. Rain forecast for this weekend and melting snow on the ground are expected to contribute to the rise, a hyrdologic outlook issued by the NWS says. The forecast calls for the river to crest […]

Units responding for crash along Paddock Lake-Brighton border

Note: This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC. — DH At about 3:55 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash in the 24100 block of Highway K along the Paddock Lake-Brighton border. Per dispatch: Three vehicles — two cars and a minivan — involved. Injuries being reported. Scene is […]

Salem Lakes awards $17 million in waste water treatment work; plans for rate increase

The Salem Lakes Village Board on Monday approved bids for $17.57 million in work on the village’s waste water treatment plant in Trevor and a system that will allow the village to close the treatment plant in Silver Lake. The work will come with a a rate increase implemented gradually over the next five years. […]

A word from our sponsors: Come drive a bus with Dousman Transport

Note: Dousman Transport is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Dousman Transport is looking for a few good individuals to join its bus driving team based at its facility in Wilmot. Driving a bus with Dousman has a number of advantages, such as: Bring pre-school age children along with you on […]

Applications being accepted for 2019 Kenosha Lions Foundation grants

The Kenosha Lions Foundation has announced that they will continue their Grants Award Program in 2019 to Kenosha County service organizations. This will mark the 34th consecutive year that Lions/Lioness Clubs of Kenosha county have made these grants available to the Kenosha community. Non-profit groups may request an application for funding and guidelines by writing to the: Kenosha Lions Foundation […]

Winter weather advisory issued for Saturday morning

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Kenosha County to be in effect from 6 a.m. to noon on Saturday. A mixture of snow, sleet, and freezing rain is expected during the advisory period. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch is possible. With temperatures warming during the day […]

Deaths Feb. 21, 2019: Thomas L. “Rabbit” Vanderwerff

This post sponsored by Westosha Floral. The following deaths of local residents and those with local connections are being reported by funeral homes today. Click on name to see obituary/service information: Share65Tweet65 Shares

Sheriff’s Department seeking information on shooting of pet dog in Wheatland

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department is seeking information about a dog that was shot on the property where it lived in Wheatland. The dog’s name was Allie and belonged to the Fenske family. Allie later died as a result of the shooting. From the KCSD Facebook page: Share647Tweet647 Shares

A word from our sponsors: Sign up for Westosha Sports Complex 4-Person Scramble League

Note: This is a paid announcement from Westosha Sports Complex. — DH Westosha Sports Complex announces a 4-Person Scramble League. Call 262-885-6110 to join. $200 per team registration fee – first come first serve – limit 4 teams $20 per player fee each week (Subs are welcome but must pay weekly fee). First week March 15th […]

Paris Legacy Committee to host open house on possible projects

Paris residents will be able to hear about — and offer suggestions on —  the work of a citizens committee looking to create a community recreational facility. The Paris Plan Commission will host  a presentation and open house to share with the community several possible projects that have been suggested from the Paris Legacy Committee’s investigation and […]

Seven Central HS students selected for 2019 UW-Platteville Tri-State Honors Band

Seven Central High School band students participated in the 2019 UW-Platteville Tri-State Honors Band Festival on Feb. 15 and 16. The Central students were: Hope Caya, Riley Noonan, Eric Lehmann, Alex Vivian, Kyle Vivian, Cameron Lord and Adam Kordecki. The 85 students were selected from high schools in Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa. They rehearsed all day […]

A word from our sponsors: Wilmot Auto Service seeking Auto Technician

Note: The following is a paid announcement from Wilmot Auto Service. — DH Wilmot Auto Service is looking for a Auto Technician for Monday- Friday. Wilmot Auto Service is located at 11307 Fox River Rd. Wilmot, WI 53192 Applicants should Call Dwyane @ 262-862-6300 or Email Resume wilmotauto@yahoo.com. Share4Tweet4 Shares

Units responding for fire in Wheatland

Note: This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC. — DH At about 8:21 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department, Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to the 32200 block of 45th Street for a possible fire. Per dispatch: A fire was started accidentally while thawing pipes of a mobile home. Fire […]

Salem Lakes Village Board sends fireworks and chicken keeping issues to committee

The Salem Lakes Village Board on Monday opted to send two ongoing issues to committee. In some municipalities that would a routine action, but Salem Lakes has not had standing committees, instead discussing and researching issues through a committee of the whole system that involves all members of the Village Board. Ordinances on chicken keeping […]

Deaths Feb. 19, 2019: Kimberly Ann Antos

This post sponsored by Westosha Floral. The following deaths of local residents and those with local connections are being reported by funeral homes today. Click on name to see obituary/service information: ShareTweet0 Shares

Winter weather advisory issued for Wednesday

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The advisory will be in effect from 3 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday. The main concern with this advisory is snow and mixed precipitation, resulting in slick road conditions. We could see up to 3 inches of […]

Word from our sponsors: Single story office/clinic building for lease in Paddock Lake

Note: The village of Paddock Lake is advertising this leasing opportunity at westofthei.com. This is a paid announcement. — DH For lease, single story office/clinic building containing 2,989 sq. ft., fully ADA accessible, modern, energy efficient masonry building with plenty of windows for natural light. Layout is conducive for conversion to two separate office suites. Ample […]

Fire causing traffic problems on I-94

A semi-tractor trailer on fire on southbound I-94 around Highway K is causing traffic backups in the area. Audrey Thieda shared the above photo. Kenosha County Scanner Facebook page has some more details. Share161Tweet161 Shares

Deaths Feb. 18, 2019: Lowell D. W. Hanson, Barry R. Gwizdala

This post sponsored by Westosha Floral. The following deaths of local residents and those with local connections are being reported by funeral homes today. Click on name to see obituary/service information: ShareTweet0 Shares

Twin Lakes PD captain under investigation by state Dept. of Justice DCI

Capt. Dennis Linn, the Twin Lakes Police Department’s second in command, is under investigation by the state Department of Justice, TLPD Chief Adam Grosz announced Monday. Linn has been placed on administrative leave. From the TLPD news release: The Twin Lakes Police Department, along with the Wisconsin Department of Justice, Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) have […]

Deputy responding for loose sheep

This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC — DH At about 2:31 p.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding to the area of Highway 50 and Highway B in Salem Lakes. Per dispatch: Caller reports a loose sheep along Highway 50, east of Highway B. Share249Tweet249 Shares

Final snow update 5:30 a.m., Mon. Feb. 18, 2019

We measured an additional 1.5 inches of overnight snow at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake at about 5:30 a.m., Monday. That makes a total of 5.25 inches for the snowfall that started Sunday morning. The winter weather advisory has been allowed to expire by the National Weather Service. The next chance of snow comes Tuesday […]

A word from our sponsors: Help Marleigh’s Ministry & Angel Gowns serve preemie and infant loss families

Note: This is a paid announcement by Marleigh’s Ministry. — DH Preemie and infant loss families, you are not alone. Marleigh’s Ministry is here to offer hope and encouragement to preemie and infant loss families world wide. No one has to meet a certain criteria to be loved.  We will walk your journey along side […]

Snow update 7:30 a.m., Sun. Feb. 17, 2019

We measured about 3.75 inches of snow at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake at 7:30 p.m. That’s a total since snow started falling early Sunday. The latest, local National Weather Service forecast for our area says snow is expected to continue to fall until about 1 a.m., Monday and a lesser chance through 9 a.m. […]

Units responding to accident in Wheatland

This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC — DH 7:35 p.m. – Twin Lakes Rescue and Town of Wheatland Fire Department are responding to an accident in the 32800 block of Hwy 50 in Wheatland. Share15Tweet15 Shares

Units responding for investigation in Salem

This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC — DH At about 2:50 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding for an investigation in the 25100 block of 87th Street in Salem. Per dispatch: Caller reports smell of smoke. UPDATE 2:51 p.m. — Fire unit arriving on scene reports no signs of fire visible from exterior. […]

Units responding to crash on I-94

This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC — DH At about 1:42 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash on I-94 near Highway 165. Per dispatch: Single vehicle crash in northbound lanes. Seven people in vehicle. Two reporting injuries. […]

A word from our sponsors: Feb. 17, 2019 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

Note: Glenda and Butch Dupons, of Bear Realty, are westofthei.com sponsors. This is a paid announcement — DH Here are open houses being hosted today by Glenda and Butch Dupons, of Bear Realty (click the links below for more information): 10511 292nd Ave, Trevor 6618 244th Ave, Salem 23634 124th St, Trevor 7610 242nd Ave, […]

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